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Pulau Sibu - Getting there

 

By Plane

The closest Airports to get to Sibu are either Senai Airport in Johor Bahru (Capital city of Johor State) or Changi Airport in Singapore. Upon arrival your resort may be able to arrange for a transfer to the island.

By Car

- Singapore to Tanjong Leman using woodlands causeway

Pass through customs checkpoint (Woodlands causeway) and follow temporary Exit route due to the roadworks. After you have exited the detour move over to the right lane and take the first u turn heading back towards the causeway. You are now in Jalan Wong Ah Fook. This will lead you through Johor Bahru City passing City Square shopping mall on your right. Look out for the overhead Bridge with the sign 'Kota Tinggi - Desaru'.

Follow this sign and this will put you onto route 3.Keep on this road following the signs to Kota Tinggi and Mersing.

Route 3 will lead you through a small town called Ulu Tiram, keep going straight.

You will hardly notice when you pass by Kota Tinggi as the road bypasses out of the town. However there will be a traffic light whereby a left turn takes you to Kota Tinggi town and a right turn to Desaru.Keep going straight towards Mersing.

After about 40 minutes drive from the traffic light / Kota Tinggi junction you will notice signs for Tanjong leman Sibu Island.

Take a right hand turn into the check point for tenggorah plantation( Palm oil plantation).On the corner of the turn off you should see a taxi stand for long distance cabs ( Blue cabs).Pass through a police check point onto the plantation Road.

Tanjong leman jetty is about 28km away from this point, when you are about 13km away from the jetty you will see a sign for Sibu Island Tanjong leman jetty ,take a left turn .Continue on till the end of the road. At the end of the road turn right into the entrance of Tanjong leman jetty car park.

- Singapore to Tanjong Leman using the 2nd Link/ Tuas

After crossing the bridge and having cleared Malaysian Immigration and customs continue on towards Johor Bahru and Pasir Gudang( exit 307 C).This is a toll road and you will have to pass through two toll Gates

Follow this road all the way to Perling Toll Plaza (about 20 min drive from Immigrations).The road will become Persisiran Perling and you will pass Perling Mall on the right side.

Keep on this road as it becomes Route 17 and follow the signs for Pasir Gudang, Kota Tinggi and Desaru

There are major Road works being done at the Ulu Tiram, Kota Tinggi, Desaru, Mersing turn off on route 17, so the turn off Road has been closed. It is however scheduled to be reopened in 2005. The quickest way to overcome this is to bypass the construction and pass the 'Turn Off' road. Keep in the right hand lane and after approximately 1 km it will be possible to make a u turn.

After u - turning keep in the left hand lane. The first off ramp will take you back to the construction site but from this side of the highway the off ramp is usable. At the top of the ramp there are traffic lights as well as a large white Telecom building opposite the road. Take a right turn and follow signs for Kota Tinggi and Mersing.You are now on route 3.

Route 3 will lead you through a small town called Ulu Tiram, keep going straight.

You will hardly notice when you pass by Kota Tinggi as the road bypasses out of the town. However there will be a traffic light whereby a left turn takes you to Kota Tinggi town and a right turn to Desaru.Keep going straight towards Mersing.

After about 40 minutes drive from the traffic light / Kota Tinggi junction you will notice signs for Tanjong leman Sibu Island.

Take a right hand turn into the check point for tenggorah plantation( Palm oil plantation). On the corner of the turn off you should see a taxi stand for long distance cabs ( Blue cabs).Pass through a police check point onto the plantation Road. Tanjong leman jetty is about 28km away from this point, when you are about 13km away from the jetty you will see a sign for Sibu Island Tanjong leman jetty ,take a left turn. Continue on till the end of the road. At the end of the road turn right into the entrance of Tanjong leman jetty car park.

- Kuala Lumpur to Tanjong Leman jetty

There are two choices when driving from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjong Leman Jetty

Take the North - South Highway from KL until you get to the Kulai turn off (almost as far down as Johor Bahru). This will put you on route 94 heading towards Kota Tinggi and Mersing.

At the end of this road you will reach a T junction, turn left (North) onto Route 3 still heading to Kota Tinggi and Mersing.Continue to follow signs for Mersing.

.. You will hardly notice when you pass by Kota Tinggi as the road bypasses out of the town. However there will be a traffic light whereby a left turn takes you to Kota Tinggi town and a right turn to Desaru.Keep going straight towards Mersing.

After about 40 minutes drive from the traffic light / Kota Tinggi junction you will notice signs for Tanjong leman Sibu Island.

Take a right hand turn into the check point for tenggorah plantation( Palm oil plantation).On the corner of the turn off you should see a taxi stand for long distance cabs ( Blue cabs).Pass through a police check point onto the plantation Road.

Tanjong leman jetty is about 28km away from this point, when you are about 13km away from the jetty you will see a sign for Sibu Island Tanjong leman jetty ,take a left turn .Continue on till the end of the road. At the end of the road turn right into the entrance of Tanjong leman jetty car park.

OR

Take the North - South Highway from KL and exit at Keluang heading east towards Mersing.This road is however a single lane winding road and might take a longer time than anticipated. Once you have reached the East coast (South of Mersing) you should turn right (South) heading towards Kota Tinggi and Johor Bahru

After about 30 minutes drive you will reach the Tanjong leman turnoff (Look out for Signs), turn left into the tenggorah plantation( Palm oil plantation).On the corner of the turn off you should see a taxi stand for long distance cabs( Blue cabs).Pass through a police check point onto the plantation road.

Tanjong leman jetty is about 28km away from this point, when you are about 13km away from the jetty you will see a sign for Sibu Island Tanjong leman jetty ,take a left turn .Continue on till the end of the road. At the end of the road turn right into the entrance of Tanjong leman jetty car park.

*road directions courtesy of rimba resort.

By Taxi

From Mersing, taxis charge RM45 - RM50 per taxi per way.

By Bus

You can catch a Mersing Omnibus from the local bus station within Mersing town (The local bus station is not at the R&R Mersing Bus Terminal). From here, take a bus heading for Bukit Tinggi. For more information on bus schedule, go to Mersing bus schedules. Ask to be dropped off at the Felda Tenggorah junction. There should be taxis waiting at this junction to take passengers onwards. Taxi fare should be about RM10 - RM15 per taxi per way.

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